Invitation to Apply for High-school Exchange Program FLEX 2019-2020

The Embassy of the United States in Lithuania and American Council for International Education are pleased to invite students to participate in the FLEX program.  This exchange program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State and seeks to bring bright and talented Lithuanian high school students (from 9th and 10th grades) to live with ...
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Call for Proposals for Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship 2019-2020

The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program is a Fulbright program that brings accomplished young and mid-career professionals with demonstrated leadership potential to the United States for a year of non-degree graduate-level study, leadership development, and substantive professional collaboration with U.S. counterparts.
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United States and Lithuania Signed Third Science and Technology Agreement

On June 25, 2018 U.S. Ambassador Anne Hall and Lithuania's Education and Science Minister, Jurgita Petrauskiene, on behalf of their respective governments signed the third bilateral umbrella Science and Technology Agreement. The agreement will strengthen collaboration between the United States and Lithuania in scientific research, allowing for increased bipartite research projects, shared equipment and personnel, ...
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Ambassador Hall Remarks at the Signing of Science, Technology & Innovation Agreement

I would first like to thank Minister Petrauskiene for arranging and hosting this ceremony.  And, of course, thank you everyone for being here today. It is a great honor to greet you on this occasion, as we sign the third cooperation agreement on science, technology, and innovation between governments of Lithuania and the United States.  ...
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Ambassador Hall Remarks at the Graduation Ceremony for the International Program Students of VMU

Good afternoon. It is a tremendous pleasure for me to be here to address you at this important milestone in your lives as you graduate from Vytautas Magnus University.  I am especially honored to be asked to participate in the graduation ceremony for the International Program students.  It is wonderful to see that the Lithuanian ...
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Ambassador Hall Remarks at the Reception Honoring U.S. participants in Exchange Programs

The United States has proudly called Lithuania a friend for the past century and that is, in large part, because of the strength of the ties between the people of our two great countries. As we look forward to the next 100 years of U.S.-Lithuanian relations, we know that the strength of our bond will ...
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Ambassador Hall’s Remarks for #ThatsHarassment Panel Discussion at Vytautas Magnus University

Dear students, faculty, and experts: Thank you for joining us this afternoon to discuss such an important topic – sexual harassment and sexual violence. The topic of sexual harassment may make people uncomfortable, as it is not always easy to talk about, but we have seen – in the United States, in Lithuania, and across ...
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Fulbright Scholar Fellowship Program for Academic Year 2019-20

The Fulbright Scholar Program offers grants for Lithuanian scientists, research scholars and university lecturers for up to nine months in exact sciences, and up to six months in social sciences and humanities who intend to research and/or lecture at U.S. universities in any field. Application period for Fulbright Scholar Fellowship Program for Academic Year 2019-20 ...
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BAFF Summer Leadership Academy – Application Period Opened

Baltic-American Freedom Foundation Leadership Academy invites all 11th graders from the Baltic countries  to take part in the competition for the BAFF Leadership Academy summer program. Application deadline is March 4, 2018. For application forms and competition requirements, please visit BAFF website.
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Latest Civil Society Organization Sustainability Index on Lithuania: 2016

USAID’s Civil Society Organization (CSO) Sustainability Index for Sub-Saharan Africa, Asia, the Middle East, and Europe & Eurasia reports on the strength and overall viability of the NGO sector in these regions’ countries. The Index measures the sustainability of each country’s CSO sector based on the CSOSI’s seven dimensions: legal environment, organizational capacity, financial viability, advocacy, ...
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Latest Religious Freedom Report on Lithuania: 2016

The International Religious Freedom Report describes the status of religious freedom in each foreign country, government policies violating religious belief and practices of groups, religious denominations, and individuals, and U.S. policies to promote religious freedom around the world. It is submitted in compliance with the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998. You can find the ...
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Latest Trafficking in Persons Report on Lithuania: 2017

The Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report is the U.S. Government’s principal diplomatic tool to engage foreign governments on human trafficking. It is also the world’s most comprehensive resource of governmental anti-human trafficking efforts and reflects the U.S. Government’s commitment to global leadership on this key human rights and law enforcement issue. It represents an updated, ...
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25th Anniversary of the US-LT Educational Exchanges

On May 16, Ambassador Hall gave remarks at the Reception Marking the 25th Anniversary of the US-LT Educational Exchanges. For 25 years the U.S. Embassy in Vilnius has been proud to sponsor the academic and professional development of Lithuanians through our exchange programs, which include the Fulbright program, the International Visitor Leadership Program – more ...
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US & Lithuania Sign Fulbright Memorandum of Understanding

On March 30th, Ambassador Hall and Lithuanian Minister of Education and Science Jurgita Petrauskienė signed a memorandum of understanding of the Fulbright Exchange Program. The memorandum will provide a stronger framework for the program that has existed in Lithuania for 25 years.
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